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10 Jun
2020

Primal Speedbike Fairing Construction Using Precision Board

  • June 10, 2020
  • Tai Freligh
  • 291 views

Coastal Enterprises, manufacturers of Precision Board HDU, is proud to host guest blogs written by some of the industry’s biggest movers and shakers, posted to the Precision Board Blog.  This guest blog is written by George Leone, a long-time member of the Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) racing scene, and Team Captain for Team Primal.  In this guest..

07 Feb
2020

Cal Poly Human Powered Vehicle Breaks 26 Year Old School Record!

  • February 7, 2020
  • Tai Freligh
  • 160 views

Last year we brought you the story of how engineering students at Cal Poly used Precision Board urethane tooling to make fairings for their human-powered vehicle.  We also told you that the team withdrew from the ASME competition and decided instead to compete at Battle Mountain, Nevada in September 2019 in order to beat the..

08 Nov
2019

How Berkeley Formula Racing Uses Precision Board Tooling

  • November 8, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 163 views

The following Precision Board Guest Blog is written by Hunter Wheeler, a student of engineering at U.C. Berkeley.  Hunter is part of the Berkeley Formula Racing program and describes how the Formula SAE Team used Precision Board urethane tooling board to make one-off molds for the carbon fiber pieces of their race car. In Hunter’s..

12 Mar
2019

How Chip Load Factors into CNC Router Speeds and Feeds

  • March 12, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 1,555 views

We often get asked about optimal speeds and feeds settings for CNC routing of Precision Board HDU.  While there is a lot of great information on our website about feeds and speeds, what doesn’t get talked about as much is something called “chip load”.  Chip load can be defined as the size or thickness of..

14 Sep
2017

Ten Tips for Tooling with Precision Board

  • September 14, 2017
  • Tai Freligh
  • 329 views

With its roots in Aerospace, Precision Board Tooling Board is specifically engineered to meet the demands of a broad range of tooling and tool making applications. Both PBLT Tooling Board (for low temperature applications up to 200 F) and PBHT Tooling Board (for high temperature applications up to 300 F), possess excellent machining characteristics and..